The happiness of society is the end of government.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
The truth is more important than the facts.